IPSHA SWIMMING CARNIVAL 2017

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On Thursday 9th March, the IPSHA (Independent Primary School Heads of Australia) Interschool Swimming Carnival was held. We competed against Wesley College, Carmel School, John Wallaston, Tranby College, Bunbury Cathedral Grammar and St Andrews Grammar. Our team of 16 Primary School students from Years 3 to Year 6 worked incredibly hard and made us very proud with their positive sportsmanship … Read More

IPSHA SPEAKERS’ CHALLENGE JUNE 2016

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IPSHA SPEAKERS’ CHALLENGE HOSTED BY SCOTCH COLLEGE JUNIOR SCHOOL Congratulations to our speaking stars Liam, Tayla and India! On Wednesday 22nd June at Scotch College, they represented Heritage College at the Annual Speakers’ Challenge along with 50 other students from 15 different Perth and regional independent schools. Our students all earned Bronze Medals for their poised and engaging speeches on “I’m … Read More

Upper School Voluntary Choir Excursion

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Upper School Voluntary Choir Excursion We now have an Upper School Voluntary Chamber Choir and on Friday 18th March 2016, Aunty Sharon Jalawadi and Aunty Julia Barger-bos took the girls to UWA (University of Western Australia) for a concert. The performers were the Vocal Consort, led by Andrew Foote who is the Head of Vocal Studies at UWA. The concert … Read More

IPSHA Interschool Swimming Carnival

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On Thursday 10th March 2016 was the Independent Primary Schools Heads Association Interschool Swimming Carnival. It was our second year of competing in this event and we had a good range of students from Years 3 – 6 in Divisions A – C of all swim strokes. Our team did an excellent job with several placing in the top four! … Read More

Year 7 at Heritage College: Transitioning into Secondary School

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In 2015, the Western Australian Department of Education moved year 7 from primary school to secondary school. Such a significant educational shift brought both positives and negatives. The year 7s will benefit from specialist teachers’ expertise and secondary resources and facilities. However, lumping preteen12 year olds with late teen 17 and 18 year olds can bring social and emotional troubles. … Read More

Apple Store Excursion

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On Wednesday 2nd December, the students in Years 5-7 went on an excursion to the Apple Store in Garden City to spend two hours working with Apple’s creative technology team. Two Apple techies used their expertise to take our students through an iMovie tutorial to help them get the most out of the amazing creativity opportunities within the program before … Read More

Whiteman Park Recounts

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  WHITEMAN PARK RECOUNTS Our K – 1 class went on an excursion to the Revolutions Transport Museum at Whiteman Park. Here are a number of recounts by students of their day, showing how much they enjoyed the visit and what they learnt. Last Thursday our class went to Revolutions Museum at Whiteman Park. At the museum we got to … Read More

Soccer Competition – 2015

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SOCCER COMPETITION On Friday 31st July the Heritage College Soccer team, comprising of students from Years 4-6, participated in the Pro Football soccer tournament held at the Lynwood United Football Club in Parkwood. The team had spent the second term honing their skills and positional play and there was much excitement as the day dawned, despite the damp start and … Read More

Book Week Costume Assembly

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Our Book Week assembly was a resounding success. For such a little school the amount of effort put into the costumes was massive. Even our awesome principal was prepared to be tied up by the K-1 class as he came as Gulliver. The fantastic teachers also put in a terrific performance with Robot monkey and its only friend a hippo … Read More